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Wednesday, October 18th

posted by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
1. Please take the scale review HW from the front counter.
2. Please attach toilet paper scale activity (half sheet) into your notebook.
3. Please get a calculator from the black case on the cart.

Classwork:
Scale of the solar system - toilet paper model

Homework:
1. Scale review HW    [on-grade]    [HONORS]
2. SPP - gravity slides due Friday (11:59pm)

Tuesday, October 17th

posted Oct 17, 2017, 4:00 AM by Abigail Alexander   [ updated Oct 17, 2017, 4:00 AM ]

Do-Now:
1. Please have the gravity slides planning sheet out on your desk.
2. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -describe how your WEIGHT would change if you traveled to Mars

Classwork:
Space pen pals - gravity Slides (in google classroom)

Homework:
SPP - gravity slides due Friday (11:59pm)

Monday, October 16th

posted Oct 16, 2017, 3:46 AM by Abigail Alexander   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 5:26 AM ]

Do-Now:
1. Please pick up the gravity slides planning sheet from the front counter.
2. Please make sure to put your gravity lab from into your class period basket. 
    HONORS only - input your data from Part 3 of your lab into the Google 
    Form that is loaded on the Chromebooks.
3. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -give one example of a real life SCALE model

Friday, October 13th - Spooky, scary!!!

posted Oct 13, 2017, 3:58 AM by Abigail Alexander   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 4:30 AM ]

Do-Now:
1. Please pick up your gravity lab from your class period basket.
2. Please have your gravity review HW out on your desk.
3. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -explain what would happen if you and your pencil were out in space 
    FAR away from anything else...

Classwork:
Gravity HW review
Gravity Lab

Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Seasons Slides/foldable (due TONIGHT11:59pm)
2. Gravity Lab due Monday    [on-grade]    [honors]

Thursday, October 12th

posted Oct 12, 2017, 2:13 AM by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
1. Please pick up the gravity review HW and gravity lab from the front counter.
2. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -identify the two variables that can change gravity

Classwork:

Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Seasons Slides/foldable (due Friday 11:59pm)

Wednesday, October 11th

posted Oct 11, 2017, 3:58 AM by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
1. Please have the gravity formatives HW out on your desk to be checked/discussed.
2. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -write your own definition for gravity
3. HONORS ONLY - please pick up the gravity calculations from the front counter and grab a calculator from the cart.

Classwork:

Homework:
SPP - learning team Seasons Slides/foldable (due Friday 11:59pm)

Tuesday, October 10th

posted Oct 10, 2017, 4:01 AM by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
1. Please have your SPP seasons planning sheet out on your desk (if you turned it in Friday, please grab it from the class basket).
2. Please take the gravity formatives from the front counter.
3. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -identify which month the Earth is closest in its orbit to the Sun. 
    Think about what this means relating to seasons.
Classwork:


Seasons Slides/Foldable     [foldable directions]

Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Seasons Slides/foldable (due Friday 11:59pm)

Friday, October 6th (Bonfire Activity Night!)

posted Oct 6, 2017, 3:51 AM by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
1. Please have your seasons review homework out on your desk to be checked and reviewed.
2. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -briefly give one piece of evidence that busts the myth that seasons         are caused by Earth getting closer and farther from the Sun.
Classwork:

Show what you know:  seasons quiz



Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Moon Slides (due tonight 11:59pm)
2. Seasons Slides planning sheet (if not done in class)

Thursday, October 5th

posted Oct 5, 2017, 3:46 AM by Abigail Alexander   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 4:31 AM ]

Do-Now:
1. Please pick up the seasons review HW and SPP seasons planning sheet from the front counter.
2. On the Astronomy Do-Now page:
    -briefly explain the connection between:
        strong angle of sunlight; temperature; and seasons

Classwork:




Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Moon Slides (due Friday)
2. Seasons quiz - tomorrow    [study guide]

Wednesday, October 4th

posted Oct 5, 2017, 3:45 AM by Abigail Alexander

Do-Now:
No Do-Now today. :-)

Classwork:

Cosmos: "Sisters of the Sun" episode    [episode worksheet]


Homework:
1. SPP - learning team Moon Slides (due Friday)
2. Season quiz - Friday    [study guide]

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